Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $18,000.00 - $30,000.00 unpaid work


Please note this posting is to advertise potential job opportunities. This exact role may not be open today, but could open in the near future. When you apply, a Cisco representative may contact you directly if a relevant position opens.

Who You’ll Work With

Are you excited to be part of a new team? Does the thought of building a new, highly secure cloud infrastructure excite you? Are you ready to tackle the challenge of ensuring system security from development to deployment? Do you want to become an expert in the system and undertake new challenges?

This is an opportunity for you to join the security team within Cisco AMP for Endpoints, one of the world’s leading security products. The AMP team ships security software for Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, and Android operating systems. The web console team uses Ruby, Cassandra, Mongo, MySQL, RabbitMQ etc., all managed by Chef. We deploy to multi-region AWS cloud and also ship as an on-premise appliance.

As a member of the security team, you will help put the “Sec” in “DevSecOps”. You will contribute positively by building efficient tooling and processes which enable the organization to deliver secure code at an unprecedented pace. You will work alongside product owners and engineers to ensure new features meet strict security requirements. You will be tasked with maintaining a deep technical knowledge of the information system and need to be able to write code and features.

In this role, you will work closely with the web development team. The team follows agile principles and Scrum practices such as, short, iterative and incremental development cycles, automated unit and functional tests, and continuous integration.
We inspire employees to hone their talents and skills every single day with innovative and challenging projects. We recognize and reward quality results and dedication to our company's purposes and principles.

What You’ll Do

We are looking for a talented Software Engineer or Computer Scientist to join a team whose goals are to focus on the FedRAMP system and Secure Development. Your primary responsibilities will be:
Craft security-focused tooling to improve processes and coordination among groups
Build security tooling for use within the organization
Deploy code to a new cloud environment
Ensuring new code meets security requirements and writing supporting documentation
Provide guidance to teams on building secure software
Supporting continuous monitoring and audit requirements
Implementing new features to drive customer success
Bug fixes and refactoring
Assisting with production issues

Who You Are
Required Skills
Excellent collaboration skills
2+ years of experience in software development
Knowledge of data structures and algorithms
Experience with unit tests
Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
Knowledge of Ruby or Python
Experience with Ruby on Rails or an equivalent web framework
Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript/CoffeeScript
Experience with git or other version control systems
Able to navigate around Unix systems
Familiar with OWASP
Must be able to obtain a US government security clearance

Desired Skills
Networking knowledge
Experience with production systems
Experience with agile software development methods
Experience in Secure Development methodologies
Experience performing secure code reviews
Experience in security
Experience working with security standards (FedRAMP, ISO, PCI, etc.)

Why Cisco
The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will influence everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

About the company

At Cisco, transforming the way people work, live, play and learn also includes being a great place to work. For 17 years, we’ve been named a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, one of a handful of companies included on the list since its inception. And, we are among 25 companies acknowledged as a world’s best multinational workplace.

We’re proud of this recognition because it means, at Cisco, you will enjoy working flexibly, using our own market-leading collaboration technology to drive innovation; taking advantage of numerous health and wellness resources; pursuing exciting career opportunities, and participating in programs to help your local communities or fulfill philanthropic interests. And, you’ll be doing all of this while being part of a global team that is making a positive difference in the world.

Learn why Cisco is a great place to work and what we offer you.

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